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Gerdi with Caroline Ferguson on 4 Pillars of Self-Leadership

Caroline’s a not-so-pathological mind unscrambler when she puts her talents to very good use as a business consultant, cognitive behavioural hypnotherapist and mindset trainer to purposeful entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Stepping into her own self-leadership even more than she was doing already, in 2020 Caroline packed up everything to start a year of travelling around the UK and elsewhere in the world.

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Caroline Ferguson on 4 pillars of self-leadership

Gerdi with Caroline Ferguson on 4 pillars of Self-Leadership

Caroline Ferguson is a mindset trainer how developed the 4 pillars of self-leadership. We met a couple of years ago...

Jennifer Walsh

Gerdi with Jennifer Walsh on Nature connection in the city

When the COVID pandemic hit New York City virtually all its people moved indoors, afraid to venture outside. Not Jennifer...

Heather Monro on our place of birth

Gerdi with Heather Monro on our place of birth

Heather Monro, a former international orienteering athlete and champion turned coach, and I have a conversation about deeply connecting with...

Paul Ryken and Sandra Rosenau on minimalism

Gerdi with Paul Ryken & Sandra Rosenau on minimalism

Paul Ryken and Sandra Rosenau are a Gen X couple passionate about experiencing more of life. They’re passionate about experiencing...

Julie Lewis on the art of resilience

Gerdi with Julie Lewis on the art of resilience

Julie Lewis on the art of resilience Julie learned the art of resilience as she lived through some pretty extreme...

Bernhard Fanger

Gerdi with Bernhard Fanger on living a better-balanced life

Bernhard Fanger helps men discover it’s okay to explore what is important to them, what parts of themselves they need...

Linda Aspey

Gerdi with Linda Aspey on becoming an activist for our Planet

Almost by accident Linda Aspey became an activist for our planet. We talk about how she brings this activism into...

Deborah Mendes

Gerdi with Deborah Mendes on the benefits of forest bathing

She believes we need to reconnect to who we were. To the wisdom of our ancestors, to Nature, to an...

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Celebrating Nature in music, movies & Books

No matter where our conversation has taken us, I always ask my guests to share a favourite piece of music, a book and a movie that celebrates Nature. Their answers have led me to some beautiful discoveries.

Music celebrating Nature

Books celebrating Nature

  • ‘A Far Off Place’ – Laurence van der Post
  • ‘Blue Mind’ – Wallace J. Nichols
  • ‘Born Free’ – Joy Adamson
  • ‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ – Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • ‘Flight Behaviour’ – Barbara Kingsolver
  • ‘Grandma Gatewood’s Walk’ – Ben Montgomery
  • ‘Horse Sense For People’ – Monty Roberts
  • ‘In Praise Of Walking’ – Shane O’Mara
  • Jack Reacher series – Lee Child
  • ‘Julie of the Wolves’ – Jean Craighead George
  • ‘My Side Of The Mountain’ – Jean Craighead George
  • ‘Once Upon A River’ – Diane Setterfield
  • ‘Prodigal Summer’ – Barbara Kingsolver
  • ‘The Alchemist’ – Paul Coelho
  • ‘The Giver Of Stars’ – Jojo Moyes
  • ‘The Hidden Life of Trees’ – Peter Wohlleben
  • ‘The Nature Fix’ – Florence Williams
  • ‘The Old Ways. A journey on foot’ – Robert MacFarlane
  • ‘The Soul Of An Octopus’ – Sy Montgomery
  • ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ – Harper Lee
  • ‘Walden’ – Henry David Thoreau
  • ‘Watership Down’ – Richard Adams
  • ‘Working With The Law’ – Raymond Holliwell
Movies celebrating Nature

Movies celebrating Nature

  • Avatar
  • Blue Planet
  • Born Free
  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
  • Forrest Gump
  • How Wolves Change Rivers
  • Into the Wild
  • March Of The Penguins
  • My Octopus Teacher
  • Pride and Prejudice (2005 – opening scene)
  • Princess Mononoke
  • The Color Purple
  • The Hobbit
  • The Lion King
  • The Secret of Roan Inish
  • The Year Earth Changed
  • Wild
  • Woman Walks Ahead
  • You vs Wild